ABB, one of the leading suppliers of automation solutions for the newspaper industry, has announced a further order for its modular press retrofit solutions, this time from Nordjyske Medier A/S in Aalborg, Denmark.
The order from Nordjyske Medier A/S, the publisher of newspaper titles like Nordjyske Stiftstidende, covers three main areas of work.
The first part of the order sees the AMK drives on one tower of the Wifag OF370 press in Aalborg being replaced with state-of-the-art ABB ACSM1 drives.
The second part of the order covers the replacement of the obsolete Wifag positioning systems on the same printing tower. The replacement ABB system, APOS, is based on ABB’s Advant Controller AC500 PLC.
The third and final part of the offer covers upgrades to the four existing control consoles used for operating the presses at Aalborg. The new PC hardware and application software will move Nordjyske Medier to the latest touchscreen-compatible version of ABB’s MPS Control Console.
The commissioning of the various upgrades is foreseen for the first quarter of 2018.